Don’t Move

Don’t Move

Don’t Move is the first film to be released by Dogwoof Pictures, a new distribution company dedicated to bringing outstanding foreign cinema to British audiences. Antonio Pasolini finds a new name to watch in director Sergio Castellito

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Be Cool

Be Cool

Ten years on from Get Shorty and Chili Palmer is back, but this time he’s making music, not movies. John Travolta reprises his role as the reformed gangster, but as Mark Sells reports, that’s not the only thing that’s familiar about this film

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16 Years of Alcohol (DVD)

16 Years of Alcohol (DVD)

First he was a snotty punk rocker, then he was a much-respected movie critic, and now Richard Jobson is making a name for himself as a film director. Darren Amner reviews his first film, a gritty Scottish tale of drink, drugs and disilusionment

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Cinq Fois Deux (5×2)

Cinq Fois Deux (5×2)

Francois Ozon seems to be dividing popular and critical opinion down the middle these days. 5×2 is the latest film to showcase his distinctive directorial style, following the development of a love affair in reverse. Review by Ed Lamberti

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The Machinist

The Machinist

Tales of method acting madness are ten-a-penny in Hollywood, but Christian Bale’s latest performance surely has to take the biscuit (if you’ll excuse the expression). Dean Agius reviews the unsettling tale of stick-thin insomniac Trevor Reznik

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The Sea Inside

The Sea Inside

With the issue of euthanasia and the "right to die" currently dividing US politics, it seems like a good time to cover The Sea Inside – Aménabar’s touching drama about the quadraplegic Spanish poet Ramón Sampedro. Review by Jamie Sherry

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Raigyo

Forget your preconceptions about porno movies – Japanese "pink" films are a world away from the kind of low-rate video you’ll pick up in a Soho sex shop. Colin Odell and Michelle le Blanc review a recent pink directed by Zeze Takahisa

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Palindromes

Following the surprise success of Welcome To The Dollhouse and Happiness, indie favourite Todd Solondz seems to have lost his way. Paul Clarke is sorry to report that his latest film doesn’t set him back on track

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Dead Man’s Shoes

Dead Man’s Shoes

Somehow, British director Shane Meadows has never quite managed to make the breakthrough film that will bring him the recognition he so clearly deserves – but his latest film might be set to change all that. Andy Murray tries on Dead Man’s Shoes

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55th Berlin Film Festival

55th Berlin Film Festival

With the Golden Bear going to a South African film for the first time ever, this year’s Berlinale made it clear that African-made and African-themed productions are really starting to get noticed. Thessa Mooij reports from the German capital

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Oldboy

The latest film from the much-lauded Korean director Park Chan-Wook walked away with the Grand Prix at last year’s Cannes Film Festival and drew high praise from Quentin Tarantino. Oliver Berry reviews the film for its DVD release

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The Battle of Algiers (1966)

The Battle of Algiers (1966)

Gillo Pontecorvo’s seminal film made during the Franco-Algerian war has become a documentary classic, and has just been treated to a lavish re-release by the Criterion label. Tim Keane looks back at one of the darkest documentaries ever made

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Bad Guy

Korean cinema is drawing some heavyweight attention from Hollywood these days. To herald the DVD release of Old Boy (review next week), Ben McCann looks at another violent Korean thriller in the Tartan Asia Extreme series

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An Interview With Jason Wood

With a 6 DVD boxset of his work and an accompanying book just released, Nick Broomfield is definitely back in the spotlight. In this exclusive interview, Daniel Graham talks to Jason Wood about interviewing Britain’s greatest documentary filmmaker

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The Yes Men

The Yes Men

Feature documentaries are undergoing something of a cinematic renaissance, and this hilarious new film from the makers of American Movie sets out to expose the rotten heart of the World Trade Organisation. Antonio Pasolini reports

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